Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye 1819

Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye

Current name: Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye
South of Portugal, 2010 - 24 October 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye 1819: 83, pl. 24 C

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bangia is Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva fuscopurpurea Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: "On lime-stone rocks in the sea about high water mark in the neighbourhood of Dunraven Castle. W. W. Young." [Glamorganshire, Wales]; (Dillwyn 1809: pl. 92) Notes: William Weston Young (1776-1847) was a British Quaker entrepreneur, artist, botanist, wreck-raiser, surveyor, potter, and inventor of the firebrick.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 April 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 July 2024

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